Photograph of the official delegation which attended the inauguration of the first American YMCA hall in a German prison camp. Dignitaries attending the celebration included Dr. Carl Stange of the University of Goettingen (standing in the front row from left to right), Ambassador James W. Gerard of the United States, and Colonel Bogen (commandant of the prison camp). Archibald C. Harte, the American YMCA representative, stands in the front row to the right. Allied prisoners stand in the background in front of the YMCA hall.
Germany, Goettingen, Religion, Education, Entertainment, YMCA Hall, YMCA, James W. Gerard, Archibald C. Harte, Camp Commandant, German Officers, French POWs, Allied POWs, World War 1914-1918